USS Truxtun (DD-14)

USS Truxtun (DD-14)
Here we see the Truxton class destroyer USS Truxtun (DD-14) at sea. This picture shows the turtleback bow, with one 3in gun on top, and space for two of the six 6 pounder guns below and on either side. We can also see the rear 3in gun on its platform. Another of the6 pounder guns can be seen between the front two funnels.
U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann . The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (9 November 2016), USS Truxtun (DD-14) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Truxtun_DD-14.html

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